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Bruce Coughlan

It’s all about the Song! A career songwriter and recording artist residing in British Columbia, Bruce Coughlan is a vocalist, multi instrumentalist and composer with over four decades of professional experience. An expressive singer and rock-solid guitarist (flat-pick & fingerstyle), Bruce sports an extensive repertoire spanning an array of Roots Music genres and styles. Performing solo or in an ensemble, Bruce delivers great songs & stories expertly. He has written hundreds of songs and performed at thousands of venues, ranging from coffee houses and folk clubs to a Canada Day performance on Parliament Hill. Bruce is regularly a featured artist at festivals, concerts, arts presentations, community and corporate events. He has performed in eight provinces and one territory, 38 states and has toured the United Kingdom on a dozen occasions. Since recording his first LP in 1984, he’s recorded 14 albums of his original and adapted traditional music across a broad range of the Roots Music genre. Bruce might be best recognised for his historically based ballads, written on Pacific Canadian themes. He has been the composer and lead singer of Tiller’s Folly for over two decades.

Bruce is touring three shows: Pacific Standard TimeAddress to Robbie Burns for Robbie Burns Day and The Humours of Ireland with step dancer Joel Hanna.